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Princess! Your Melanin = Magic

Melanin, earlier in life, the words black and beautiful were never spoken in one sentence and it was beyond comprehension to attach labels of excellence to darkness. And for a while I fell for that lie and believed wholeheartedly that being black is a bad...

Why the obsession with black narratives of oppression?

​​I recently emailed the VP of my school this: “Furthermore, educational societies are obsessed with black narratives of oppression. There are always lectures, discussions, or events on race, crime, capitalism, gender, etc…Emmanuel College is obsessed with discussing black misfortune without an action plan to make structural changes...

An obsession with narratives of oppression

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...